Our Team

Our experienced team at Manhattan Resources will help you find industry-specific people with the right expertise you need to fill a strategic role. We ensure knowledge and understanding through a comprehensive evaluation that includes a gap analysis of each candidate to cross measure organizational fit, field expertise and industry knowledge.

Michael Jasperson

Managing Director – Advisory Practice

Michael Jasperson heads up Manhattan Resources Advisory Services, providing project consulting and interim/ interim to fulltime resources to businesses across industries and sectors.

Michael is an operations-driven financial executive with 25+ year cross-industry experience in oil products/chemicals manufacturing, logistics and service sectors. Michael has in-depth accounting/financial management expertise with strong qualifications in operations management, strategic planning, business technology, contracting and deal structuring and leadership.

Prior to joining Manhattan Resources, Michael served as chief financial officer for Mansfield Energy. Michael’s prior experience includes several roles in Shell’s downstream leadership including vice president of finance for Shell North America Supply and Distribution, and vice president of finance for Shell’s Trading organization.



  • Energy Commodities (Oil, Gas, Power)
  • Hydrocarbon Logistics and Supply
  • Oil Field Services
  • Manufacturing/Refining
  • Waste
  • Strategic/ Financial Planning
  • Enterprise and Financial System Implementation
  • Contracting/Procurement
  • Process – Lean Six Sigma
  • Operational Reporting
  • Management Reporting
  • Terminal and Logistics Financial Management
  • Business Turnaround
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Project, and PMO Redesign
  • Cost & Activity-Based Accounting
  • Acquisition & Divestiture Management
  • VaR & Hedging Expertise
  • Governance and Controls